• Premio Venezia Award Ceremony February 2012 - Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur receiving the award from the Italian Chamber of Commerce for the RODIN project in collaboration with Prof. Nicola Andriolli and Prof. Isabella Cerutti from Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa, Italy.

  • Vanier Scholarship Ceremony August 2011 - Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper and Mr. Meer Sakib

  • Photonic Integrated Circuit Characterization

  • Photonic Integrated Circuit Characterization

  • January 2013 Photonic Datacom Team.

The Team

The Photonic DataCom Research Team is led by Professor Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur who holds a Canadian Research Chair in the area of Photonic Interconnects. Our research focus is the use of photonic technologies towards data communication within computing platforms and communication systems.

Research Opportunities

There is a position open for a postdoctoral fellow for research in the field of photonic integration (III-V, SiP).

There are a number of position open for MEng and PhD students for Fall 2015 in the field of optical network demonstrators, photonic interconnect, and photonic integration.

Please email to odile.liboiron-ladouceur@mcgill.ca the following:

  1. a resume with list of publications and research report
  2. a brief statement describing skills, strenghts, and research interests


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February 2014

  • Meet Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur and her student Peicheng Liao who will be at OFC 2014 presenting our recent paper from the RODIN project: "Gain Effect on the Scalability of SOA-based Optical Space Switches" (paper M3E.5).

    September 2013

    • We wish the best to our team members Xi Lu who graduated with an M.Eng now working at Ciena and Postdoc Mehrdad Mirshafiei now with the R&D team at Ericsson.

      August 2013

      • Meet Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur at ECOC 2013 in London where she will present on September 25 "A Compact Silicon-on-Insulator Optical Hybrid for Low Loss Integration with Balanced Photodetectors," paper We.2.B.2.

      June 2013

      • Meet one of our Photonic DataCom team members at the IEEE Summer Topicals this summer in July were we will present our recent work. Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur is also giving an invited presentation at Photonics in Switching on July 5th in Kyoto, Japan.

      September 2012

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented two papers (WM4 and TuI3) at the IEEE Photonics Society Conference in San Francisco next September.

      Summer 2012

      • Professor Liboiron-Ladouceur is Chapter Chair of the IEEE Photonics Society. For information about local events go to website

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented three papers at the SPIE Photonics North Conference in Montreal.

      May 2012

      • We congratulate Mr. Meer Sakib for receiving the SPIE Graduate Scholarship.

      February 2012

      • Our project RODIN was awarded the Premio Venezia from the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada honouring excellence in collaborations between Quebec and Italy.

      October 2011

      • Professor Liboiron-Ladouceur has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Photonic Interconnects

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented three papers at the IEEE Photonics Conference in Arlington, VA (Oct. 9-13)

      September 2011

      • We wish the best to Mr. Venkat Mahalingam (M.Eng. 2011) who is now working at Telus in Montreal as a network design engineer

      August 2011

      • We congratulate Mr. Meer Sakib for receiving the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship